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Leeds Grub Review on Millies

Leeds Grub Review on Millies

The wonderful Katie from Leeds Grub called into Millies and added a review to her site: I popped into Millies today to pick up some items for lunch. Millies won the Leeds Guide take away awards 2009 and I was interested to see why. Millies is an interesting mix between health food store, farmers market...
Leeds Grub Review on Millies

Taylors of Harrogate – French Roast Coffee

Taylors of Harrogate – French Roast Coffee

Another week another coffee. This time it’s Taylors of Harrogate French Roast: A full-bodied, smooth blend which includes a proportion of top quality Kenyan beans, giving hints of citrus fruit. Dark roast. Coffee Origin: Africa Coffee Type: Whole Bean Blend Coffee Range: Speciality Coffee Beans Also available in: Speciality Coffee Beans As an extra treat...
Taylors of Harrogate – French Roast Coffee

Clever Cow Organics Milk from Thornhill Hall Farm, West Yorkshire

Clever Cow Organics Milk from Thornhill Hall Farm, West Yorkshire

When making anything in store we always use ingredients from our shelves so we know exactly what’s in it and that it’s the best quality. It’s no different with our take away coffees – we use Clever Cow Organics milk with Fairtrade Organic Coffee. This makes a great tasting coffee which is organic, Fairtrade and...
Clever Cow Organics Milk from Thornhill Hall Farm, West Yorkshire

400th Follower on Twitter?

400th Follower on Twitter?

As we approach another follower milestone on Twitter, we’d like to continue our tradition and reward the 400th follower – and the person that refers them to us – with something nice. Probably one of our organic coffees and some home-made cake, such as these: Previous winners include whatalexthinks and harrietjennings for our 300th follower...
400th Follower on Twitter?

Local Farm Meats – Tancred Field Farm, Yorkshire

Local Farm Meats – Tancred Field Farm, Yorkshire

At Millies we always aim to support local produces and bring you the best quality produce at the right price. With our new local farm meat supplier we do just that. The lovely Dean and Angela Hullah run Tancred Field Farm, where they raise pedigree cows, pigs and sheep – they even grow their own...
Local Farm Meats – Tancred Field Farm, Yorkshire

Taylors of Harrogate – Fairtrade Organic Nicaraguan Coffee

Taylors of Harrogate – Fairtrade Organic Nicaraguan Coffee

Still working our way through the Taylors of Harrogate coffee selection available at Millies, we are now testing out Fairtrade Organic Nicaraguan coffee: We can’t recommend this coffee highly enough. It is grown by a small farmer’s cooperative in the Matagalpa Mountains region of Nicaragua; it has a tantalising aroma and a rich flavour with...
Taylors of Harrogate – Fairtrade Organic Nicaraguan Coffee

Pedicure For Tired Feet!

Pedicure For Tired Feet!

I had a day off today and needed some pampering after working all weekend. So I told kindly asked our resident therapist Emma if she could fit me in for a few things, including this: Each toe has a little jewel on and my big toes have nail art. Should be getting a manicure on...
Pedicure For Tired Feet!

Body absorbs 5lb of make-up chemicals a year

Body absorbs 5lb of make-up chemicals a year

Our skin plays a key role in protecting us against pathogens, but skin cells are permeable and substances can seep through and end up in our blood stream with ease. Just think of the nicotine patch which takes advantage of this to release chemicals into the body. It is estimated that the body absorbs 5lb...
Body absorbs 5lb of make-up chemicals a year

Taylors of Harrogate – World’s Best Coffee Beans

Taylors of Harrogate – World’s Best Coffee Beans

Just called into Millies and grabbed some of Taylors of Harrogate World’s Best coffee beans to use in our coffee machine. World’s Best was a blend invented during the second world war. While all commodities were in short supply, Taylors purchased a small quantity of very high-quality beans which we saved to create our World’s...
Taylors of Harrogate – World’s Best Coffee Beans

Free Hair Colour Consultations with Tints of Nature

Free Hair Colour Consultations with Tints of Nature

Tints of Nature is a new and highly effective range of 24 conditioning permanent hair colours.  It employs an advanced formula to produce outstanding results whilst protecting and caring for your hair and scalp as naturally and gently as possible.  Tints of Nature is the only range of hair colours to use high quality, certified...
Free Hair Colour Consultations with Tints of Nature

Winner of Leeds Guide Take-Away Awards 2009

Winner of Leeds Guide Take-Away Awards 2009

In January 2009 The Leeds Guide held their annual Take-Away Awards. They picked six of their favourites from accross the city and pitted them against each other to determine Leeds best take-away. Guess who won….! Leeds Guide, Wed 21 Jan-Thu 5 Feb 2009: Having recently opened a big new store on Vicar Lane, Millies Fresh...
Winner of Leeds Guide Take-Away Awards 2009

Delicious Yogurt Made Easy – EasiYo

Delicious Yogurt Made Easy – EasiYo

Lactic bacteria cultures probably don’t sound that appetising, but considering how good and how important they are for you, you really should be scoffing not just a few, not millions, but billions of them everyday! They inhabit the human digestive system where they create a lactic acid environment that bad bugs can’t live in. These...
Delicious Yogurt Made Easy – EasiYo

Fancy a bit of Hows yer father?

Fancy a bit of Hows yer father?

You may recognise the owner of the Saddleworth Cheese Company as the guy who played Martin Platt in Coronation Street, but Sean Wilson is now a well know name in the cheese world and an award winning producer of artisan cheese. The names of the cheeses, which are all hand-made in Saddleworth, Lancashire, using only...
Fancy a bit of Hows yer father?

Ecover Refills – Saving the Planet & Money!

Ecover Refills – Saving the Planet & Money!

Saving the planet can often be thought as expensive, boring and a selfless act. Fortunately Ecover have a different approach to environmental friendly shopping with their ingenious Ecover Refills. The concept is incredibly straight forward – instead of throwing away your plastic washing up bottle (which then takes hundreds of years to degrade) bring it...
Ecover Refills – Saving the Planet & Money!

As Featured in Leeds Shopping Guide

As Featured in Leeds Shopping Guide

We’ve been featured in the Leeds Shopping Guide Autumn/Winter 2009 magazine, a free magazine available to pick up at various locations throughout the city. In a section dedicated to the local, independent stores, Geoff answered a few questions in an interview with them: Why Leeds? We felt the city would benefit from a shop much...
As Featured in Leeds Shopping Guide

Home-made Venison Pie & Organic Veg

Home-made Venison Pie & Organic Veg

I was going to cook tonight (honest!), but then I saw our deli chef had cooked venison pie for ‘Meal of the Day’ and it looked just too good not to try! So I grabbed a couple of slices and some veg and brought it home. I know this may sound bias, but this really...
Home-made Venison Pie & Organic Veg

Baking Treats

Baking Treats

I’ve been busy in the kitchen today baking lots of yummy treats for the people of Leeds! (left to right) All-Bran Loaf, Banana Cake, Chocolate Chip Flapjacks, Chocolate Brownies, Fruit Cake and Cherry Bakewell Cake. Also at the back are our whole Large Christmas Cakes (3kg), Small Christmas Cakes and Banana Cake. Call in for...
Baking Treats

Free Sci-MX Samples, Training and Nutritional Advice

Free Sci-MX Samples, Training and Nutritional Advice

Mark Long will be in store a Millies on Saturday 31st October 2009, 12:00pm – 4:00pm to help you with any question you have with training and nutritional advice. Mark  has 7 years experience in helping people to reach their goals as a fully qualified YMCA AFI Level 3 Personal Trainer and Sports Nutritionist. He...
Free Sci-MX Samples, Training and Nutritional Advice

COOK Belgian Chocolate Pudding

COOK Belgian Chocolate Pudding

This is easily our favourite pudding. A “rich chocolate sponge topped with morish belgian chocolate sauce”. All I can say is it’s yummy, I love it!! Served with Provamel Soya Custard Vanilla. All available in store at Millies.

The Joys of Having a Chef!

The Joys of Having a Chef!

Lets say – hypothetically speaking of course – you have a late night out on the town with the girls and you then have to work 8am – 6pm the next day. The last thing you want to do when you get home is cook. Queue our deli chef Andy and his fantastic vegetable lasagne!...
The Joys of Having a Chef!